Rockford Scanner™: Man Loses Control And Crashes Into A Viaduct, Life Threatening Injuries

Sources are reporting a serious accident in Rockford.

It happened around 5:30 am this morning near Broadway and Woodruff.

A man in his 50’s was traveling westbound on Broadway when he lost control an struck the viaduct. The man was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.


Rockford Scanner™: Man Stabbed In Rockford, Woman Has Been Arrested

Sources are reporting a stabbing in Rockford.

On Wednesday night around 8 pm the Rockford Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of Greenmount in Rockford in reference to a stabbing.

A man approx. 51 years old was stabbed in the stomach.  The injuries are believed to be non life threatening.

The alleged suspect is 44 year old  Corina Pignato. She was arrested for aggravated battery with a knife and also aggravated domestic battery and is being held in the Winnebago County Jail.


Rockford Scanner™: Several Gunshots on The East Side, RPD Investigating

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Sources are reporting just after midnight, several gunshots were heard on the East side.

Sources are saying in the area of Woodruff and Broadway, at least 5 gunshots were heard.

Sources are saying they heard 6 gunshots near 16th st and 10th ave.

Sources said at least one person was transported to a local ER, but not yet confirmed.

It is not yet known if this is the same incident or two different shots fired incidents.

RPD has confirmed a weapons violation, but no other information.

No other information at this time.

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Rockford Scanner™: Two More Accidents With Injuries in Rockford

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Two More Accidents With Injuries in Rockford

  • June Reaves is reporting there is numerous police that are working a scene near Broadway and Woodruff (Viaduct area)   Reports are saying there is an auto accident with injuries near this location. We got reports they may have been a police chase just prior to the accident, but not confirmed. June is reporting police have the area blocked off, you want to avoid the area.
  • Alpine and Harrison, a vehicle rear ended another vehicle. Injuries reported.



Rockford Scanner™: Train Hits A Vehicle in Rockford, Still Developing

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Just after 9 pm tonight, emergency personnel were responding to an accident involving a train in Rockford.

A train has hit a vehicle at the railroad tracks near 11th st and Railroad ave.

The vehicle is still on the tracks.  The driver of the vehicle got out and fled on foot.  Last seen on Woodruff running away. Unknown on injuries.

Sounds like the train will be stopped awhile, while they investigate

This is the Canadian National train that is involved.

The train will be stopped for a long time, it is blocking traffic all the way back from 11th st all the way back to the Blackhawk Housing

The vehicle was hit near 11th st and Railroad and was dragged down the tracks. It ended up on the southside of the tracks near 13th st, 2 blocks away from the initial impact site.

Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Rob A Man Pushing A Car, on The East Side


Rockford Police Officers responded to the 1500 block of Woodruff Ave. for a report of an armed robbery to citizen. Officers located the victim who stated he was pushing a cart in the 1500 block of Woodruff Ave. when he was approached by suspect 1 and 2.

The suspects pointed a gun at the victim and demanded the victims money. Once the suspects took the victim’s wallet the suspects fled the area eastbound on foot. The suspects were described as follows:

Suspect 1 – black male, light skinned, 16 years old, thin, 5’7”.

Suspect 2 – black male, light skinned, 30 years old, 5’6”, 200 lbs.

The victim was not injured during the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900



Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries in Rockford


Update: Kishwaukee and 15th ave.


Around 9:40 pm tonight, emergency personnel were en route to  a traffic accident with injuries. 

It happened in the area of Broadway and 15th. 

Injuries were reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this. 

Avoid the area or expect delays